DEB RIECHMANN and LOLITA C. BALDOR / The Associated PressMar 22, 2019
The fall of the last IS stronghold in Baghouz, Syria, would mark the end of the group's self-declared caliphate. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Susannah George, Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Maggie Michael and Lori Hinnant / The Associated PressDec 20, 2017
The number killed in the nine-month battle to liberate the Iraqi city from Islamic State marauders has not been acknowledged by the U.S.-led coalition. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigDec 15, 2014
ISIS is employing the same brutal tactics used in the late 1940s to create the Jewish state. As the Zionist guerrillas did, it is swiftly and perhaps permanently redrawing the map of the Middle East. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Natasha Hakimi Zapata / TruthdigSep 17, 2014
The heinous sexual violence Islamic State is inflicting on entire families is a form of warfare with long-lasting effects and a "crime against humanity," former CIA analysts Aki Peritz and Tara Maller argue in Foreign Policy magazine, but for some reason the subject's barely been broached by the West. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatchSep 3, 2014
Minus a couple of invasions, the steps being considered or already in effect to deal with “the threat of ISIS” are a reasonable summary of the last 13 years of what was once called the Global War on Terror and now has no name at all. Dig deeper ( 14 Min. Read )
William Pfaff / TruthdigAug 8, 2012
Mitt Romney's bumbling in Israel nonetheless introduced a subject few other American politicians know anything about, nor do, it seems, the staffs of the NSA, CIA and other American political and military planners. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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